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Geoffrey Bamford

Early Life

Geoffrey was born in St. Asaph, Denbigh, Wales and lived in Morfa, Port Talbot, Glamorgan.

Geoffrey’s parents, Edward and Sarah Bamford, lived at ‘The Panta’, Devauden, near Chepstow, Monmouthshire.

Service Life

Private Geoffrey Bamford (6152, 302343) served with the 2/8th Battalion of the Manchester Regiment.

For his service in the army, Geoffrey was awarded the Allied Victory Medal and British War Medal. Geoffrey’s medals can be seen in the Museum of the Manchester Regiment.

We Shall Remember Him

Geoffrey was killed in action on 6 October 1917, aged 32.

He is buried in the Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium (Grave/Memorial Reference – II.E.14).

His Next of Kin Memorial Plaque is on display in the Museum of the Manchester Regiment in the Ladysmith Gallery memorial cabinet drawer 3.

Medals of Geoffrey Bamford - Left to Right - British War Medal,  Allied Victory Medal. Memorial plaque of Geoffrey Bamford